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What Is a Boar Bristle Brush?

October 7, 2021

6 Min read

Boar hair closely mimics the composition of human hair, as they’re widely known for including keratin, one of the major structural proteins found in human hair. That’s why boar hair brushes have quickly become the industry standard.  

Keratin is a protein that may be found in your hair, skin, and nails. Keratin is also present in the organs and glands of the body. It’s a protective protein that is less likely to be scratched or torn than other types of cells produced by your body.

Only the root of the boar hair is used in our boar hair brushes, ensuring the finest quality bristle. No boars were injured in the manufacturing of any of our brushes, so don’t be alarmed! The hairs come from the byproduct of animals that were grown for their meat.

Now let’s take a look at the wonderful details about this brush! With just a few swipes, our boar bristle brush conditions and imparts maximum shine and smoothness to strands. Stroking your hair with this boar bristle brush from head to ends will help your natural oils to circulate evenly throughout your hair, offering nourishment to any dry ends.

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Is the boar bristle brush good for my hair type?

The boar brush is perfect for those with fine to medium hair as it’s the ideal blend of softness and strength. But, that doesn’t mean that a  boar bristle brush isn’t for you if you have thicker hair.

The following are some of the advantages of utilizing a boar bristle brush:

  • They distribute the natural scalp oils in your hair more evenly from the roots to the ends.
  • They remove any remaining dead strands from your hair, leaving you with healthy hair.
  • They close the hair strands’ cuticles to assist the hair to reflect light and give it a shine.
  • Stimulate your scalp to increase blood flow.

The best way to brush your hair

It may seem simple, but there are certain techniques for brushing your hair. Keep reading for the right and wrong way to brush your hair. 

To start, it can be beneficial to have a detangler or leave-in conditioner added to your hair before brushing.

It can also be helpful to start brushing at the ends, and move up to the mid-shaft, then the roots. This method will remove any tangles, make it easier to brush from root to end, and won’t cause unnecessary breakage. 

Pro tip: You can prep your hair before brushing by using a wide-toothed comb in the shower right after applying your conditioner. This will save you so much time and make it easier to brush your hair in the long run. 

Don’t stress about brushing your hair perfectly, but try to incorporate these tips into your brushing routine.

It’s all about choosing the right hair brush

You could have all the best products, but investing in a good brush can change your hair care game, taking it to the next level. We talk about picking out the perfect hairbrush for your hair here. It may seem like you have your hair care covered, but the correct brush could do more for your hair than styling can. 

Did you know that brushing your hair has multiple purposes? It is not simply to relieve your hair of tangles or make your locks look more polished. Brushing your hair can massage, detangle, straighten or smooth your hair.

Take a look at our brush page for more information on all of our brushes. With all of the different brush options, it can be hard to pick one. That’s why we created this article to help you find the perfect brush for your hair type. We can transform brushing from a daily task into a way to improve your hair and scalp health.

Prose products that make brushing better

If you’d like to elevate your hair brushing experience, we suggest trying our Custom Hair Oil or Leave-in Conditioner! These two products bring so much nourishment and moisture to your hair, without weighing the strands down. Our custom hair oil preserves strands and smooths away frizz whether used as a treatment before washing or as a styling finish. The custom leave-in conditioner is a hydrating leave-in spray that smooths and detangles flyaways, leaving strands silky, glossy, and manageable.

A good foundation

If you’re not sure about styling products, trying our shampoo and conditioner is a wonderful way to introduce yourself to our products. Having a good foundation for the rest of your products is a great place to start. Our Custom Shampoo and Custom Conditioner deeply cleanse and moisturize your hair without drying or weighing it down. 

Even the strongest and healthiest hair can get tangled sometimes. If you’d like to help your hair and keep it healthy, try using these products to make brushing easier on you and your strands. If you haven’t completed our free online consultation, take a look at which products could work for your hair best. 

Using a hairbrush can also help stimulate hair growth. There are so many benefits to brushing your hair.

Be mindful of your frequency

Although brushing your hair has many benefits, try to make sure that you aren’t brushing too frequently. Over-brushing could lead to hair loss. This can be a confusing concept since brushing can benefit your hair and help stimulate hair growth. But just like all things, anything in excess can be harmful. The friction of constant brushing can lead to damage.

Personal products and personalized brushes

Each brush is a gift of care, whether to yourself or someone else, and is made to be used every day and loved for a lifetime. Add an engraved monogram with up to three initials for a personal touch.

All of our brushes are made with love. It is a true art to build a hairbrush, and an honor to build one specifically for your hair.

No matter where you are on your brush journey, we are here to help you learn more about the brush that works best for you. We love learning about the specifics of your hair and finding the best and most natural solutions to any of your hair concerns.

Try Prose today

Whether you are trying to target a specific issue in your hair, or just looking to maintain its health, Prose has products to support your hair, strand by strand.

Every product we develop is free of parabens, sulfates, phthalates, dyes, mineral oils, GMOs, and animal testing. We can make your formula vegan, gluten-free, silicone-free, or fragrance-free, depending on your preferences.

Find out more about what goes into our products in our one-of-a-kind ingredient library. To guarantee safety, purity, and efficacy, our in-house chemists methodically sourced and evaluated each one. Take a look at our ingredient page to learn more about what composes your custom products.

Not only do we make it our priority to use the most natural ingredients, but we strive to create brushes that are made with the finest materials. From the bristles to the handle, and the cushion, we make sure to create these brushes with your hair in mind. 

Complete your free consultation today, and see how Prose products can help to improve your hair’s health.

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